Spring 2013 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Hernandez-Katz, Melissa
Discipline and Number
COMM 4350 Section: 001
Day:
MW Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title:
Intercultural Communication

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

Understanding communication variables in intercultural contexts including culture and meaning, and verbal and nonverbal communication. Topics include ethnocentrism, stereotyping, prejudice, proxemics, kinesics, haptics, and chronemics. Looking at culture shock and communication and values in intercultural dialogue. Understanding how technology affects intercultural communication.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

To be determined

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Class activities include lecture with discussions and exercises. Assignments will include exams and written analytical assignments to assess theory. Oral and written projects to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts.

Prerequisites: Rhet 1302 and junior standing

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